Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sen. Anderson compares Jenks, Broken Arrow school boards to Gov. George Wallace

In a guest column in today's edition of the Sunday Oklahoman State Sen. Patrick Anderson compares the Jenks and Broken Arrow school boards to former Alabama Gov. George Wallace.

Sen. Anderson is the principal Senate author of House Bill 3393 and was key to securing its passage during the 2010 legislative session.

In the column Anderson writes, "In 1963, Alabama Gov. George Wallace made his infamous 'stand in the school house door' where he blocked black students from the right to enroll in the University of Alabama. Wallace was attempting to ignore the laws with which he disagreed by claiming they were unconstitutional ... ."

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